Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 999
Search took 2.46 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: boothguy
Forum: European Delivery 04-04-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By boothguy
Assuming the OP wants to visit Venice since it IS...

Assuming the OP wants to visit Venice since it IS one of the unique cities of the world, then the comments above are spot on. To reiterate:

Tronchetto is a big garage with plenty of space, and...
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By boothguy
Well, obviously, a lot of stuff happens. But as...

Well, obviously, a lot of stuff happens. But as nearly as I can make out, it's not washed before it goes on the boat. That's up to you. In fact, LogInOut requests that you wash it yourself to get...
Forum: European Delivery 01-30-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By boothguy
Adding my congratulations. Bernard really gets...

Adding my congratulations. Bernard really gets into the spirit of the thing. Had him as our delivery specialist in 2011 and had requested him again this year but he was away on vacation. Let us...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By boothguy
BMW tells us 8-10 weeks for a reason. There are...

BMW tells us 8-10 weeks for a reason. There are variables on both ends and sometimes even in the middle. It always depends on how soon it gets on a vessel and how long the queue is when it makes...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,607
Posted By boothguy
They're not included. And since I forgot to pull...

They're not included. And since I forgot to pull my BMW-branded ones from my last ED out of the M3 when I turned it in, I had none to take along on this trip. I passed on spending the credits on...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By boothguy
Hey Bikie: Thanks for the horrifying...

Hey Bikie:

Thanks for the horrifying photo. The mind boggles.

While more than a year or so ago, the incident I'm remembering didn't involve a sinking - just a heavy list that may have come...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By boothguy
You mentioned two key likes: food and wine. ...

You mentioned two key likes: food and wine.

Not to pimp my own ED trip report, but it does talk in some detail about the SudTirol (Lagrein), Valtellina, which is just over the Stelvio Pass, Lake...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By boothguy
IIRC when the Tricolor had its misadventure, not...

IIRC when the Tricolor had its misadventure, not all the cargo was damaged, and of the cars that were, not all of them were totaled by BMW. Anyone remember for sure? At the time, there were some...
Forum: European Delivery 12-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By boothguy
Maybe I hit the end of the long-delay period. ...

Maybe I hit the end of the long-delay period. Glad for you guys...
Forum: European Delivery 12-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By boothguy
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you're...

Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you're likely looking at some significant additional time. According to my CA, who is a VERY experienced hand at this ED thing, the current back up at the West...
Forum: European Delivery 12-12-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,069
Posted By boothguy
Adding my congratulations and welcome. The way...

Adding my congratulations and welcome. The way to add pictures to this thread, which we all want to see, is simple: when writing your response, click on the "Go Advanced" button below the text box,...
Forum: European Delivery 12-10-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By boothguy
Hey Beth: we have some friends who decided to...

Hey Beth: we have some friends who decided to live in Italy for a year (we visited them on our 2011 ED trip), and they shipped a US car there to use and then sold it at the end of the year. They...
Forum: European Delivery 12-10-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By boothguy
Congratulations on your obvious impeccable taste.

Congratulations on your obvious impeccable taste.
Forum: European Delivery 12-01-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By boothguy
Fine color choice - congrats. The Valencia...

Fine color choice - congrats. The Valencia Orange was the main attraction for me with the Z4, but couldn't live with the space restrictions. Sounds like a great, if short, trip.
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,064
Posted By boothguy
The easiest way to know is to watch out for the...

The easiest way to know is to watch out for the signs: they're round, with a red center and the white "no-no" bar in the middle. There's probably some list or other sophisticated way to find them,...
Forum: European Delivery 11-06-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,538
Posted By boothguy
Tell your GF I watched your entire lap strictly...

Tell your GF I watched your entire lap strictly because of her commentary. Loved it. Not even any cursing, which was very impressive. Where your passenger was saying, "Waaaaa.... holy crapolas!"...
Forum: European Delivery 11-06-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By boothguy
Hey - I recognize those happy faces from our...

Hey - I recognize those happy faces from our joint deliveries in 2011. Congratulations, guys! But, no driving to Rome and back? Wassamatter?
Forum: European Delivery 11-06-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,004
Posted By boothguy
Glad you didn't leave us hanging on the full trip...

Glad you didn't leave us hanging on the full trip report. Your short clip of your first lap at the 'Ring brought back memories of my first lap there. A BMW driver had slid off-course on the first...
Forum: European Delivery 11-06-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By boothguy
I'm really enjoying your just-at-sunset shots. ...

I'm really enjoying your just-at-sunset shots. The one looking down Lake Como from Varenna makes we want to put up my feet and reach for a glass of wine.
Forum: European Delivery 11-06-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By boothguy
I'm really enjoying your just-at-sunset shots. ...

I'm really enjoying your just-at-sunset shots. The one looking down Lake Como from Varenna makes we want to put up my feet and reach for a glass of wine.
Forum: European Delivery 11-06-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,886
Posted By boothguy
Yes, it is a two lane road, and yes, it is a...

Yes, it is a two lane road, and yes, it is a major WTF-inducing experience to see and drive it for the first time. But by way of explaining just how big a WTF, consider the following:

1. I...
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By boothguy
What a great experience! Drove the Nordschliefe...

What a great experience! Drove the Nordschliefe once, and if I can ever pry The Spousal Unit away from Italy on a future trip, will most definitely do it again. And I'll be sure to book some laps...
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,436
Posted By boothguy
Very nicely done. From my experience three years...

Very nicely done. From my experience three years ago, Driving an M3 in Europe is somewhat akin to dating a supermodel in terms of the attention you and your ride attract. So I can only imagine what...
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,886
Posted By boothguy
A rainy afternoon in Panama I happened to...

A rainy afternoon in Panama

I happened to check Marine Traffic's website this afternoon, and saw that the Virgo Leader was about to transit the Miraflores Locks in the Panama Canal. So I made an...
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,010
Posted By boothguy
Adding my congratulations. I'll be looking for...

Adding my congratulations. I'll be looking for you here on the SoCal freeways.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 999

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms